American Museum and Gardens, Bath

When: 19 May 2024: 10am - 5pm


Well behaved dogs on a short lead are allowed in the Fair and Gardens. Assistance dogs are permitted in all public areas of the Museum and Gardens. 

Located on the outskirts of town, find the best day out in Bath with breathtaking views, fascinating museum collections, stunning gardens, gallery shop, children’s play area and new café.

The Museum’s home is a Grade I listed Georgian estate with gardens designed by famous US landscape architects Oehme van Sweden, representing some of the most iconic movements in American landscape design. As well as the New American Garden, with its contemporary free-form style, there is also the historical Mount Vernon – a replica from George Washington’s famous house outside of Washington ­– an arboretum, amphitheatre, wilderness trail and sweeping parkland for further exploration. Located in the Cotswolds AONB, you’ll find spectacular views across the Limpley Stoke valley.

Visit the Museum, which features American arts and heritage, and experience two special exhibitions a year in the Gallery, as well as a seasonal programme of exciting events, including talks, family fun, wellbeing mornings, outdoor theatre, live music and much more.


American Themed Gardens at the American Museum

Photos by Peter Hall


Gardens and Fair Only:

Adults £11.00, Child 5-17 £7.50, Under 5's Free. Ticket price includes a voluntary donation.

(Prices without voluntary donation: Adults £9.00, Child 5-17 £6.00,  Under 5's Free.)

Museum, Exhibition, Gardens and Fair:

Adults £16.50 Child 5-17 £9.50, Under 5's Free. Ticket price includes a voluntary donation.

(Admission without voluntary donation: Adults £15.00, Child 5-17 £8.00, Under 5's Free.)

A range of family tickets also available. For the full range of admission prices please visit 

Buy your tickets on arrival at the gate - no need to prebook

(Please note, Gardener's World 2 for 1 passes are not valid for admission on the day of the Fair.)


There is free onsite visitor parking, including spaces for Blue Badge holders. Overflow parking on the University of Bath campus, a short walk from the site. Please follow the instructions of the parking staff on the day of the Fair.

A plant portering service will be available on the day to help you with taking your purchases back to your car.


Comprehensive information is available in the Museum's Accessibility Guide.


Lunches and refreshments will be available from The American Garden Deli. 


Picnics are welcome throughout the grounds.

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American Museum & Gardens
Claverton Manor,
Bath, BA2 7BD

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